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Eyelands Book Awards 2019 Closing date: 20th October 2019. Prizes: Grand prize (published books): Five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website. Grand prize (unpublished books): Translation into Greek and publication from Strange Days Books. Ten more prizes, one for each category of every section, also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards. Entry fee: $30 (27 euros); Early bird submissions: $ 22 (20 euros). Looking for: Poetry, novellas, short story collections, novels. Further details: Participants must be 18 years old otherwise we need parents' consent to accept the submission. Manuscripts must be written in English. Website: https://eyelandsawards.com Flash 500 Novel Opening Chapter Competition Closing date: 31st October 2019. Prizes: First: £500; Runner up: £200. Entry fee: £10/€13. Looking for: an opening chapter no longer than 3,000 words, plus synopsis. Website: http://www.flash500.com/index_files/novel.htm Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel  Closing date: 1st November 2019. Prizes: $2,000 and publication Entry fee: $30 Looking for: Unpublished novels, novellas or collections, by unpublished US writers Website: http://www.semopress.com/events/nilsen-prize/ Bath Children's Novel Award Closing date: 17th November 2019. Prizes: £2,500, manuscript feedback, Cornerstones online course worth £1,800. Entry fee: £25. Looking for: International prize for unpublished and independently published writers of children's novels. Send first 5,000 words and synopsis. Website: https://bathnovelaward.co.uk/childrens-novel-award/ Betty Trask Prize Closing date: 30th November 2019. Prizes: £20,000 total, to be used for foreign travel. Entry fee: Free entry. Looking for: published or unpublished, traditional or romantic (not experimental) first novels by authors under the age of 35 on 31st December. Further details: Applicants must be under the age of 35 on 31 December 2019. Website: https://www.societyofauthors.org/Prizes/Betty-Trask Cinnamon Literature Award Closing date: 30th November, 2019. Prizes: The winning entrant will have their book published by Cinnamon Press. Entry fee: £16. Looking for:  First 10,000 of your novel. Check website for full submission details and rules. Website: https://www.cinnamonpress.com/ 2020 International Rubery Book Award Closing date: 31st March 2020. Prizes: Book of the Year £1500 (approx 2000 US$; 1800€) Plus a minimum of 3 category winners each winning £150 (approx 200$, 180€) Entry fee: £37 or $60 USD Looking for: Fiction (all genres), young adult, children’s, biographies, non- fiction, self-help, cookery, poetry, photography etc. Further details: The winning book will be read by a top London Literary Agent. Website: https://www.ruberybookaward.com
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Virginia Prize for Fiction - For unpublished novels  Closing date: 1st October 2019. Prizes:  £1,000 and development and publication of the winning novel. Entry fee: Early bird £15 by June 1st 2019/ Standard entry £20 by August 1st / £25 Late entry by 1st October 2019. Looking for: completed, unpublished novels for adults or YA readers, of at least 45,000 words in length. Further details: The competition is open to women of any nationality from any country, aged 18 and over. Website: http://aurorametro.com Virginia Prize for Fiction - For unpublished novels  Closing date: 1st October 2019. Prizes:  £1,000 and development and publication of the winning novel. Entry fee: Early bird £15 by June 1st 2019/ Standard entry £20 by August 1st / £25 Late entry by 1st October 2019. Looking for: completed, unpublished novels for adults or YA readers, of at least 45,000 words in length. Further details: The competition is open to women of any nationality from any country, aged 18 and over. Website: http://aurorametro.com Best Indie /Self-Published Book Closing date: 1st October 2019. Prizes: The author of the book named as the Best Self-Published book will receive editorial coverage as well as a year’s worth of full-page ads in Shelf Unbound. Entry fee: $100 per book. Looking for: Any indie/self-published book in any genre is eligible for entry. Website: https://shelfmediagroup.com/competitions/ Eyelands Book Awards 2019 Closing date: 20th October 2019. Prizes: Grand prize (published books): Five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website. Grand prize (unpublished books): Translation into Greek and publication from Strange Days Books. Ten more prizes, one for each category of every section, also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards. Entry fee: $30 (27 euros); Early bird submissions: $ 22 (20 euros). Looking for: Poetry, novellas, short story collections, novels. Further details: Participants must be 18 years old otherwise we need parents' consent to accept the submission. Manuscripts must be written in English. Website: https://eyelandsawards.com Mslexia Adult Novel Competition Closing date: 30th September 2019. Prizes: 1st prize £5,000. Entry fee: £25. Looking for: Novels of at least 50,000 words in any genre. Further details: Submit first 5,000 words only. Website: www.mslexia.co.uk/competitions Flash 500 Novel Opening Chapter Competition Closing date: 31st October 2019. Prizes: First: £500; Runner up: £200. Entry fee: £10/€13. Looking for: an opening chapter no longer than 3,000 words, plus synopsis. Website: http://www.flash500.com/index_files/novel.htm Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel  Closing date: 1st November 2019. Prizes: $2,000 and publication Entry fee: $30 Looking for: Unpublished novels, novellas or collections, by unpublished US writers Website: http://www.semopress.com/events/nilsen- prize/ Bath Children's Novel Award Closing date: 17th November 2019. Prizes: £2,500, manuscript feedback, Cornerstones online course worth £1,800. Entry fee: £25. Looking for: International prize for unpublished and independently published writers of children's novels. Send first 5,000 words and synopsis. Website: https://bathnovelaward.co.uk/childrens- novel-award/ Cinnamon Literature Award Closing date: 30th November, 2019. Prizes: The winning entrant will have their book published by Cinnamon Press. Entry fee: £16. Further info: Judge Gill Lewis. Looking for:  First 10,000 of your novel. Check website for full submission details and rules. Website: https://www.cinnamonpress.com/ Betty Trask Prize Closing date: 30th November 2019. Prizes: £20,000 total, to be used for foreign travel. Entry fee: Free entry. Looking for: published or unpublished, traditional or romantic (not experimental) first novels by authors under the age of 35 on 31st December. Further details: Applicants must be under the age of 35 on 31 December 2019. Website: https://www.societyofauthors.org/Prizes/Betty-Trask 2020 International Rubery Book Award Closing date: 31st March 2020. Prizes: Book of the Year £1500 (approx 2000 US$; 1800€) Plus a minimum of 3 category winners each winning £150 (approx 200$, 180€) Entry fee: £37 or $60 USD. Looking for: Fiction (all genres), young adult, children’s, biographies, non-fiction, self-help, cookery, poetry, photography etc. Further details: The winning book will be read by a top London Literary Agent. Website: https://www.ruberybookaward.com
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